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by Dusty Chalk
Tue May 13, 2008 1:37 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Culture me! (AKA Favourite non-English music)
Replies: 87
Views: 8923

Re: Culture me! (AKA Favourite non-English music)

SkaBassist wrote:The motherland gets no love. I saw like, 2 Russian bands.
Oh, yeah, Lube (or would it be spelled Lyube?). I love them.
by Dusty Chalk
Tue May 13, 2008 1:24 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Replacing a Computer
Replies: 18
Views: 1646

Re: Replacing a Computer

Get a new computer, take the drive out of the old one, and get an external USB case.

Not only is it the easiest way, it's also the safest way.
by Dusty Chalk
Tue May 13, 2008 1:20 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Iron Man Movie Discussion
Replies: 231
Views: 21537

Re: Iron Man Movie Discussion

Oh, and a hippy like that Vanity Fair reporter would never have slept with an arms dealer in real life. Actual hippies actually find actual warmongers morally repulsive, and actual people usually don't harbor sexual attraction to what they find morally repulsive ... Okay, you just keep telling your...
by Dusty Chalk
Tue May 13, 2008 1:01 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: NERF has reached a new level or awesome
Replies: 23
Views: 3981

Re: NERF has reached a new level or awesome

The only way this could be awesomer is if the projectiles were edible.
by Dusty Chalk
Tue May 13, 2008 1:00 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: My Pokemanz, let me show you them...
Replies: 547
Views: 148558

Re: My Pokemanz, let me show you them...

I've only got the one:
by Dusty Chalk
Tue May 13, 2008 12:40 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Fairytales
Replies: 20
Views: 2360

Re: Fairytales

That said, the special effects in MirrorMask were way too shiny . Good otherwise. Remind me to have my minions dispose of Stephanie Brickface later, too. Also, if anyone can reccomend other films in the same vein. ALRIGHT, SO I LOVED THE FILM. Stop making me regret deleting it. I know of no other m...
by Dusty Chalk
Tue May 13, 2008 12:35 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Funniest/Most Annoying Code Comments
Replies: 662
Views: 143494

Re: Funniest/Most Annoying Code Comments

So Google has their code search which returns results for matches in source code... there's a few searches that are gems: "shouldn't happen" http://www.google.com/codesearch?hl=en&lr=&q=shouldn%27t+happen&sbtn=Search "here be dragons" http://www.google.com/codesearch...
by Dusty Chalk
Tue May 13, 2008 12:28 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Doing something you suck at for a living
Replies: 12
Views: 2151

Re: Doing something you suck at for a living

I'm enamored of mathematics and I hope to become an engineer. Here's the problem: I'm horrible at math and science. What am I good at? Reading, writing, memorizing stuff, humanities. None of which I have all that much interest in. So, do what 50% of the people I know did -- go into management. Of m...
by Dusty Chalk
Tue May 13, 2008 12:19 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Fake Spoilers
Replies: 171
Views: 66584

Re: Fake Spoilers

Spoiler:
Pikachu is actually Ash's trainer.
by Dusty Chalk
Tue May 13, 2008 12:07 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Video game character party theme. Ideas, please!
Replies: 70
Views: 10821

Re: Video game character party theme. Ideas, please!

:arrow: Tetris Blocks ...that fit together (like puzzle pieces). I get this feeling you are making an innuendo about putting your tassel up her petticoat. (I am going to assume I spelt everything correctly) No, not really (though I acknowledge that most everyone is going to do so, and I posted with...
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 9:04 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Buy/Build/Upgrade a PC
Replies: 2
Views: 1382

Re: Buy/Build/Upgrade a PC

It's actually not that bad. Sounds like you should replace the PSU, though, no matter what. Always install linux on older computers -- you could give it away to someone who doesn't have a computer or something. Microcenter sometimes has Dell 2.8's and such -- I bought one of these, added some memory...
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 8:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Video game character party theme. Ideas, please!
Replies: 70
Views: 10821

Re: Video game character party theme. Ideas, please!

Shakleton wrote: :arrow: Tetris Blocks
...that fit together (like puzzle pieces).
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 8:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Long hair in males as a cultural or political statement?
Replies: 153
Views: 22226

Re: Long hair in males as a cultural or political statement?

If you choose to keep your hair long, why? What pre-judgments do you make about guys with long hair, if any? Do you think it makes them look creepy, or like girliemen? How might your answers be affected by the environment in which you grew up? Why? Because (a) it's one of my most attractive feature...
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 8:22 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Weird and obscure movies
Replies: 62
Views: 6438

Re: Weird and obscure movies

I heard that The Matrix was actually inspired by Ghost in the Shell. The story was that the directors (the brothers with the name I can't spell) showed Ghost in the Shell to somebody (?) and said, "We wanna do that, but for real." Although I didn't pay enough attention to Ghost in the She...
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 8:17 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Culture me! (AKA Favourite non-English music)
Replies: 87
Views: 8923

Re: Culture me! (AKA Favourite non-English music)

Sigur Ros (made up language) Some of their stuff is actually in Icelandic as well. It was my understanding that 'Hopelandic' (the made up language) is based on Icelandic, but that what they sung didn't actually make sense if you actually understood Icelandic -- in the same way that Cocteau Twins do...
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 8:15 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Lesbians vs. Lesbians in Greece
Replies: 22
Views: 2969

Re: Lesbians vs. Lesbians in Greece

helen wrote:
GodShapedBullet wrote:It does kind of suck for people from Lesbos that elementary school kids snicker at them.


But see, the sucky part is that people feel the need to snicker at 'Oh me yarm GAY' in the first place.
(snicker)

Alright, I'm 12 again. Yay for regression.
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 8:12 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Best Concert You've Been To
Replies: 334
Views: 35762

Re: Best Concert You've Been To

I have two, because they're at completely different ends of the spectrum. One was Pink Floyd, in support of Division Bell , back in the 90's. Pure spectacle. Giant floating pigs; a lengthy animated film; a huge mirror-ball large enough to hold members of the band; lasers; bright lights; fireworks (I...
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 8:06 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: I never...
Replies: 814
Views: 79169

Re: I never...

I loved skiing as an adolescent and post-adolescent, haven't been in years, must go again. It's the closest I've ever come to flying under my own power.

I've never played a bowed instrument (cello, violin, viola, &c.).
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 7:52 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Iron Man Movie Discussion
Replies: 231
Views: 21537

Re: Iron Man Movie Discussion

Spoiler:
Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury leaves me very conflicted. I really want to see him be a badass, but I always remember Nick Fury being a white, square jawed guy with black hair.
Yeah, I had that same issue at first, but I got over it in less time than it takes to watch that clip.
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 7:48 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Speaker Setup
Replies: 8
Views: 1648

Re: Speaker Setup

Edit* I'm running these speakers on about 50 feet of wire so I don't know if that will affect the sound if the computer can handle pumping a signal that far or not or anything... I really have no clue with this sort of thing. I can't in all good conscience answer your question, because it's going t...
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 7:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Home-made T-shirts
Replies: 17
Views: 1995

Re: Home-made T-shirts

I made one that said, "Bad Musician, No Groupie!", but it's basically that font that was on that TV show, what was it...Good Times? I forget...the members of Garbage laughed at it, when they saw me in it. Shirley pointed it out to the others.
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 7:37 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Dead Like Me (TV and Direct to DVD movie)
Replies: 16
Views: 3268

Re: Dead Like Me (TV and Direct to DVD movie)

violaxcore wrote:they also didnt get the original actress for daisy
I didn't notice that.

I just saw her (the original actress) recently in Severance, a horror/black comedy. :lol:
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 7:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0419: "Forks and Spoons"
Replies: 146
Views: 30232

Re: "Forks and Spoons" Discussion

Sporks are pretty common things, but there are also knorks, or knife-forks. I wonder if there are also knoons (knife-spoons). I wonder what would happen if somebody combined a knif, a fork and a spoon into some kind of ultimate utensil (skorfe? ksork?). On the other hand, it might be better that we...
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 7:05 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The Physics of Iron Man (spoilers probable)
Replies: 63
Views: 19693

Re: The Physics of Iron Man (spoilers probable)

SO what was with the little sound device that apparently turns your veins blue and paralyzes you for 15 minutes? What the heck is that? Apparently it's a little sound device that... yeah. Seriously, I've heard rumors of things like that working in real life, though they usually do full unconsciousn...
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 2:05 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Culture me! (AKA Favourite non-English music)
Replies: 87
Views: 8923

Re: Culture me! (AKA Favourite non-English music)

Moenia (Mexican?)
Einsturzende Neubauten (multilingual)
Camille (French)
Kraftwerk (multilingual, but mostly German and English)
Melotron (German)
Sigur Ros (made up language)
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 1:53 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What is your favourite book?
Replies: 808
Views: 308643

Re: What is your favourite book?

dbsmith wrote:> Beyond that I'm not really sure there's anything worth reading.
There is.
As to what they are, that's left as an exercise to the...
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 1:44 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Fairytales
Replies: 20
Views: 2360

Re: Fairytales

Metropolis -- a silent classic. Make sure you get the best transfer, there are a lot of cheap knockoffs available, since it's public domain.
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 1:42 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Yu-Gi-Oh Card Generator
Replies: 2
Views: 77973

Re: Yu-Gi-Oh Card Generator

Awesome. I have no idea what these are supposed to look like, so half of the fields are crap, but I just made one that reads: "Call upon the Chalkster when nothing else works. It still won't work, but at least you won't be alone." :D
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 1:37 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What's Your Stripper Song
Replies: 44
Views: 6167

Re: What's Your Stripper Song

Pink Floyd, "Biding My Time"
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 1:32 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Lesbians vs. Lesbians in Greece
Replies: 22
Views: 2969

Re: Lesbians vs. Lesbians in Greece

Wouldn't that be Lesbians vs. lesbians (lower case implying the homosexuals, since it's not a proper noun; upper case implying the island inhabitants, since they're named after a proper noun)? I mean, I agree, most people don't make that distinction, but in writing, it really is that simple.
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 1:30 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Weird and obscure movies
Replies: 62
Views: 6438

Re: Weird and obscure movies

I heard that The Matrix was actually inspired by Ghost in the Shell. The story was that the directors (the brothers with the name I can't spell) showed Ghost in the Shell to somebody (?) and said, "We wanna do that, but for real." Although I didn't pay enough attention to Ghost in the She...
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 1:22 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 6-pack
Replies: 96
Views: 21415

Re: 6-pack

lesliesage wrote:There are probably a million versions of sit-ups in the world. You might as well do all of them.
Not sure I agree with the rest, but lots of situps will give you a 6-pack, guaranteed.
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 1:18 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Teen arrested dressed up as ninja
Replies: 38
Views: 3323

Re: Clearly pirate garb would have worked better

Am I the only one who doesn't really find anything odd about this? If I left my door unlocked and some kid in a ninja costume came into my house and asked to use the computer...I mean sure I'd look at him funny, but I wouldn't call the cops. What is wrong with you? First of all, I don't like strang...
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 1:11 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Type xkcd with your forehead
Replies: 200
Views: 37722

Re: Type xkcd with your forehead

I think we should all schedule a time -- a public time -- when everyone is most likely to be out and about -- say, 12pm pacific/3pm Eastern? And try to do this at the same time. I would love to see people everywhere -- McDonalds, Borders, Panera, Starbucks, etc. -- faceplanting into their notebooks ...
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 1:07 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Dead Like Me (TV and Direct to DVD movie)
Replies: 16
Views: 3268

Re: Dead Like Me (TV and Direct to DVD movie)

PS Ellen Muth was perfectly cast as George. She had just enough youth in her and just enough adult in her that she was at that awkward growing up age. I'm a little disappointed that they didn't get Mandy Patinkin involved in the new movie, but I'm excited by the prospect of a new movie. I didn't kno...
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 1:02 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 370451

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

I gave my hair to a girl once, when I shaved my head. She didn't ask for it. Does that make me creepy? :D
by Dusty Chalk
Fri May 09, 2008 12:54 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Metal
Replies: 660
Views: 105169

Re: Metal

I don't think Devin Townsend is at all similar to Lamb of God, at least not on Terria and Synchestra. Yeah, his solo stuff is a lot more mellow than LoG. Plus, he's a big fan of the whole "wall of sound" concept, and it shows. Not something I see in LoG at all. Then again, it doesn't soun...
by Dusty Chalk
Thu May 08, 2008 7:14 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books/Series that're a guilty pleasure
Replies: 37
Views: 5986

Re: Books/Series that're a guilty pleasure

Everything by Laurell K. Hamilton. Vampires and sex and violence and more sex and orgies and werepeople and more sex and more orgies. She even named one of her books Guilty Pleasures. I used to like this series. Then the sex and orgies chased out pretty much everything else, and I had to stop. It's...
by Dusty Chalk
Thu May 08, 2008 7:09 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Dead Like Me (TV and Direct to DVD movie)
Replies: 16
Views: 3268

Re: Dead Like Me (TV and Direct to DVD movie)

Great show, great cast, great writing...just...great.

Alright, time to start hitting the thesaurus.

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